TNPSC Junior Scientific Officer Syllabus 2019 & Tamil Nadu PSC JSO Exam Pattern, Previous Papers

TNPSC Junior Scientific Officer Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019 – Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission has recently released the vacancies for Junior Scientific Officer posts. Download for pdf in Tamil Nadu PSC JSO previous papers and model papers available here. TNPSC JSO exam date and exam centers announced at online. Candidates who are looking the Tamil Nadu PSC JSO examination check their syllabus, exam pattern, previous papers, important details, model papers, sample papers, answer key, cut off, merit list, etc. we are providing detailed information about TNPSC JSO examination check our pages given below.


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Tamil Nadu PSC JSO Important Details

Organization – Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission
Name of the Post – Junior Scientific Officer
No of vacancies – 64
Category – Syllabus & Exam Pattern
Application mode – online
Online Application form Starting Date – 21 June 2019
Online Application Form Last Date – 22 July 2019
Last date for fee payment – 24 July 2019
Exam Date –  24 August 2019
Official Website –
TNPSC Junior Scientific Officer Syllabus

Selection Process

  • Written test
  • Personal Interview
  • Document Verification

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have complete M.Sc., (Forensic Science) Degree and a Degree in the Botany / Zoology / Physics/ Chemistry / Computer Science.

Age Limit

 Aspirants age limit 30 years as on 01 July 2019

TNPSC Junior Scientific Officer Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Candidates need to check the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission JSO syllabus & exam pattern we are detailed given below. TNPSC Jr Scientific Officer examination syllabus and exam pattern, you will get to know the subjects, questions, marks and duration of the exam. Candidates prepare previous year question papers for the written exam to get high scores. We are detailed given the JSO syllabus and exam pattern below pages.

Exam Pattern

Paper Subjects No of Questions Marks Duration
Paper I – (PG Standard ) Select Anyone Subject Forensic science
200 300 3 HRS
Paper II – ( Degree Standard) General Studies 200 2 HRS
Interview 70
Total 570

TNPSC JSO Examination will be conducted in objective type.
The Written exam carries 500 marks and personal interview carries 70 marks
Total – 570 marks
The questions for the subjects Forensic Science, Biology and Computer Science in Paper – I will be set in English only and questions for the subjects Physics and Chemistry in Paper – I will be set both in English and Tamil. The questions for Paper-II will be set both in English and Tamil.

Syllabus For TNPSC JSO

• Forensic Science
• Biology
• Chemistry
• Physics
• General Studies

Forensic Science

• Forensic Science.
• Physical evidence.
• Foot and tire impressions.
• Tool marks.
• Crime Scene examinations.
• Fundamentals of photography.
• Fire and arson.
• Explosives.
• Broken glass.
• Toxicology.
• Effective methods of organic analysis.
• Instrumental methods of chemical analysis.
• Fundamentals of Anthropology.
• Physical / Biological Anthropology.
• Chemistry of Biomolecules.
• Biochemical and Molecular Techniques.
• Quantum Chemistry.
• Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics.
• Nuclear Chemistry.
• Electrochemistry.
• Organometallic compounds, Bioinorganic chemistry, and Polymers.
• Organic reaction mechanism and Stereochemistry.
• Natural Products and Drugs.
• Poisons and Pesticides.
• Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental methods.


• Mathematical Methods.
• Classical Mechanics and Relativity.
• Quantum Theory and its Applications.
• Electromagnetic Theory.
• Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics.
• Atomic and Molecular Physics.
• Condensed Matter Physics.
• Nuclear and Particle Physics.
• Electronics Devices & Applications
• Digital Electronics and Micro Processor.
• Experimental Physics.

General Studies

• General science.
• Indian economy.
• Current Events.
• Geography.
• Indian Polity.
• History and culture of India.
• Indian national movement.
• Aptitude & Mental Ability Tests.

Previous Papers

we are providing TNPSC JSO previous year papers and answer key, candidates check and read the Tamil Nadu PSC Jr Scientific Officer examination. We provide you a direct link for previous year papers, Candidates download to prepare the TNPSC JSO Examination 2019. More details check the official website, And check the sample papers, model papers, old question papers, etc. candidates prepare to get high score in the Junior Scientific Officer Examination.

TNPSC JSO Previous Old Question Papers & Junior Scientific Officer Model Papers

Document Verification

  • Original Mark Sheet and Certificate for qualifying examination
  • Proof of educational certificate
  • Recent Photography
  • Date of birth certificate
  • Aadhar Card
  • Pan card
  • Driving License, etc.

Quick Links 

TNPSC Junior Scientific Officer Result 2019 JSO Cut Off Marks, Merit List
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